Akado offers improved services

By Chris Dziadul
September 21, 2009 11.37 UK

The Russian cable operator Akado has begun to offer double play services in Ekaterinburg, Russia’s fifth largest city.

Cableman reports that at present a total of 23,000 subscribers receive either TV or internet services from the company. It is planned that the total internet customers will increase by 25% and TV by 13% by the end of this year.

Subscribers will be offered between 32-51 TV channels and internet access at speeds of 10-15 Mbps.

At present Akado passes around 148,000 homes in Ekaterinburg for internet and 43,500 for TV services.